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May 14, 2015

Should Mandatory "Seat Time" Requirements Exist?

Is mandatory seat time necessary for learning or is it just another antiquated hoop for students to jump through as they play school? What do you think?

January 14, 2013

Get to Know a C.E.O., with Tiffany Cooper Gueye

Dr. Tiffany Cooper Gueye is the leader in charge of BELL (Building Educated Leaders for Life), a national non-profit organization that partners with schools and school districts to deliver high quality out-of-school time programs to underserved youth in grades K-8. Let's get to know her.

October 26, 2012

Competency-Based Learning: 10 Elements, 10 Tools, & 10 Policies

A policymaker at the International Association for K-12 Online Learning (iNACOL) Virtual School Symposium (VSS) said, "We want to advance competency-based learning, what kind of bill should we introduce?" Let's start by looking at the 10 design elements of a competency-based system (an update of a May blog).

February 03, 2012

Shift Away from 'Seat Time' on Display in States

States are moving away from "seat-time" requirements as they try to help students are falling behind, want to race ahead, or not served by traditional school schedules and structures.

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